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Bring your fly tying stuff and tie some flies for a veteran's fly box. If you don't tie, come out, talk fishing and see some of the best fly tyers in the Southeast. Rendezvous Restaurant is in the Maggie Valley Inn and Conference Center, 70 Soco Road in Maggie Valley. For more information, contact Bob Nanney at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-246-8015.
Contact Mary Herr at 828-497-9498 for more information
Hands on activities, storytelling, dance, and cultural demonstrations will be offered from 11 a.m.—5 p.m. Each month we will feature a theme different, so you can come on a regular basis and continue to learn about the Cherokee history and culture. In Cherokee language, January is Dunolvtanv, the windy month. Demonstrations this month will highlight blowguns, flute playing, and storytelling.
Friends of the Smokies guided hikes in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park feature interpretation of the featured trail, history, and park projects supported by Friends of the Smokies.
The Mingus hike is 4.0 miles with an easy 700 foot ascent and features a historic mill and cemetery with the highlight of the hike being water quality monitoring.
Board the Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and enjoy the ride along with slow-cooked BBQ prepared fresh and beer tastings showcasing local breweries. Tickets include a souvenir tasting glass for three samples of finely crafted beer selections. Adults-only & family friendly seating. 800-872-4681 or click here
Intermediate to advanced slalom and downriver racers converge on Bryson City for this national-level event More info
Contact Frieda Huskey for more information 828-359-6492
For 2017, Cherokee's fishing season “opening day” will be March 25, and we are offering you 20,000 reasons to get excited about it. Our Opening Day Fishing Tournament requires just an $11 entry fee to compete for $20,000 in tagged fish. You’ll be competing in the rivers on the Qualla Boundary (excluding the 2.2 miles of catch-and-release waters). Tagged fish will be specially stocked for this event, Open to all ages and for all legal fishing methods. Register to redeem cash prizes anywhere fishing licenses are sold.
View full map at FishCherokee.com
Cast your line for a chance to compete with other anglers for thousands of dollars in prizes at the Cherokee KOA Spring Fishing Tournament this March. Fishing permits, required for Cherokee streams or ponds, are $10 for each person 12 years and older. Permits are available at a variety of business entities within Cherokee or can be purchased online at FishCherokee.com. Accommodations available at KOA.com. This event is only open to KOA campground guests. - See more at: http://visitcherokeenc.com/events/detail/koa-spring-fishing-tournament/#sthash.cbHrDxrY.dpuf